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Bus-Tops September Newsletter

September 3, 2012

September marks the final curated month of artwork for the Bus-Tops project and we have some exciting and wonderful works from a huge variety of artists. This month we feature  the Dean Rodney Singers artworks which will be gracing our screens celebrating a unique talent and multimedia extravaganza. Check out the Dean Rodney Singers artwork here and [...]

The Dean Rodney Singers

August 29, 2012

The Dean Rodney Singers is a musical and interactive extravaganza commissioned for Unlimited, a project celebrating disability, arts, culture and sport on an unprecedented scale as part of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad. Led by autistic artist Dean Rodney, the project aims to bring Dean’s fantasy world of mysterious creatures and superheroes who live in a [...]

Olympic Truce with Middlesex University Students and A New Direction

August 28, 2012

Throughout July August there has been a project running that focuses on the tenets of the Olympic Truce dating back to the 8th century B.C. Arguably it is the notion of truce which is perhaps the most noble and worthy element of the Olympics and so one worth focusing on. As part of this project students [...]

Olympics Fever at Acland Burghley School

July 23, 2012

The year 7 students at Acland Burghley have by all accounts been enjoying a summer fever of Olympic themed projects and work. The students have created a new series of works following on from their initial Arts Award Bus-Tops project in June as well as created a series of mosaics inspired by the red and [...]

Year Six Workshops at Hungerford School

July 11, 2012

Last week we toodled over to Hungerford School in Islington to do a day long workshop with 60 year 6 students. What an amazing day. The students took to digital art like ducks to water – boom, from paper sketches and planning straight to the drawing tool and then wow! Animating all their ideas. Working with [...]

Michelle Deignan’s ‘Revolution’: An interview

May 29, 2012

Below is a short interview with Michelle Deignan, the artist behind this month’s ‘Revolution’ series. Revolution is an episodic text piece written in the style of a film script. Each day the new episodes animate, as if type written live, across ten selected bus-tops across the city. These episodes are somewhat self-contained whilst being linked [...]

Guest Post: Ben and The Buses

April 18, 2012

Alfie here, hello! I came across Ben’s project to travel on all London bus routes back when we were researching the Bus-Tops requirements in early 2010. I immediately loved the project – it’s an odd thing to do, sure, but what I loved was the journey implicit, whatever that might come to be; drunks shouting [...]

WIN A SOLO GALLERY SHOW IN LONDON! NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!

April 2, 2012

And that is the tile of Jasmina Cibic’s work for Bus-Tops starting today and running throughout April. By stripping away the correlation of artistic quality and individual identity, Cibic is using the Bus-Tops screens as a tongue-in-cheek comment on the nature of the international art system. The work is also the conceptual resolution to her core [...]

A Video introduction to the Bus-Tops project

March 17, 2012

New Work across Bus-Tops this weekend

March 17, 2012